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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (1): 101–118.
Published: 01 March 1947
...Oskar Seidlin Copyright © 1945 by Duke University Press 1947 LAURENCE STERNES TRISTRAM SHANDY AND THOMAS MANN’S JOSEPH THE PROVIDER By OSKARSEIDLIN At first glance, it may seem no more than a whim to bring into neighborly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (1): 112–120.
Published: 01 March 1969
..., is among other things a moving allegory of Sterne the artist. “There must certainly be some mistake in this matter,” says Death, interrupting Tristram in the midst of a scabby story of a nun and a monk. Naturally wanting to hear how the story comes out, Death forgets what he is about...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (2): 198–211.
Published: 01 June 1969
...Melvyn New Copyright © 1969 by Duke University Press 1969 STERNE AND SWIFT SERMONS AND SATIRE By MELVYNNEW In 1767, in a letter to Eliza, Laurence Sterne described a meeting he had had with Lord Bathurst...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (1): 112–113.
Published: 01 March 1950
.... DONALDA. STAUPFER Princeton Umversity The Unsentimentul Journey of Laurence Sterne. By ERNESTNEVIN DILWORTH. New York: King’s Crown Press, 1948. Pp. xiv + 115. $2.25. Mr. Dilworth’s book purports to be a reinterpretation of Laurence Sterne. The Sterne that emerges from its pages...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (3): 243–251.
Published: 01 September 1959
... or less intuitive approach to matters of style depend largely on what the critic con- siders to be “normal” usage in the particular period in which the work under consideration was written. The prose style of Laurence Sterne offers an interesting case in point. H. D. Traill, writing...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (1): 110–112.
Published: 01 March 1950
... the heroic couplet as your subject, and to prove instead that a powerful poetic personality may turn any instrument to use. DONALDA. STAUPFER Princeton Umversity The Unsentimentul Journey of Laurence Sterne. By ERNESTNEVIN DILWORTH. New York...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (1): 131–133.
Published: 01 March 1942
...E. E. Bostetter Herbert Stern Bernard. Menasha, Wisconsin: George Banta Publishing Co., 1940. Pp. vii + 182. $2.25. Copyright © 1942 by Duke University Press 1942 William Nelson 131 cause “the play is unusually endowed with theological...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (1): 42–57.
Published: 01 March 1971
... the subject is its own composition, is necessarily concerned with the relation between reality and art, expe- rience and expression, and with the process by which the flesh is trans- formed into words, and the word is made flesh. Sterne as novelist and Tristram as autobiographer are self-conscious...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (2): 131–143.
Published: 01 June 1963
... which guides Sterne in characterizing nearly everyone in the book. He calls this method characterization by hobbyhorse-“I will draw my uncle Toby’s character from his HOBBY-HORSE”(p. 77). Communication, frustrated by the hobbyhorse, repeats the tension between direction...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (1): 118–119.
Published: 01 March 1948
...: Stilkritische wege zur deutung von Stefan Georges Maxirnindichtung. By JEAN MATTHIEUMARIE ALER. Akademisch proefschrift. Amsterdam : Menno Hertzberger, 1947. Pp. 304. The “Stern des Bundes” is the center of this profoundly illuminat- ing study of Stefan George’s lyrical poetry...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (3): 213–224.
Published: 01 September 1958
... formerly been objected against works of this kind, seems now no longer to subsist. A modern romance may now with safety be put into the hands of the youthful reader; and tho’ perhaps it may not allure the imagination, yet will it tend to reform the heart.93 Laurence Sterne...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (1): 81–83.
Published: 01 March 1972
.... ?-I he first part of William Holtz’s book places Sterne in the tradition of lit- erary pictorialism and finds him more or less sharing tlie “ancient assumption of tlie primacy of the sense of vision in the aesthetic experience” (p. lo). Sterne was interested in painting, and in painters...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (4): 310–317.
Published: 01 December 1956
... MITTERNACHT Um Mitternacht ging ich, nicht eben gerne, Klein, kleiner Knabe, jenen Kirchhof hin Zu Vaters Haus, des Pfarrers, Stern am Sterne Sie leuchteten doch alle gar zu schiin ; Um Mitternacht...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (4): 385–410.
Published: 01 December 1946
... great, Dantesque novel Dm Stern der Ungeborenen’ was finished, and with it Werfel had written his last will to mankind. In the uniquely realistic guise of a travelogue of a twentieth-century man transported after his death to a world of a hundred thousand years hence, he revealed his last...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (1): 48–52.
Published: 01 March 1970
... chapter of Sterne’s Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman. And like her, most readers take Yorick’s word for it and leave it at that: it is a cock-and-bull story, something absurd, and the end of Tristrum Shandy is absurd enough for anyone. In addition, there is the pun on the words...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (3): 268–280.
Published: 01 September 1971
..., specifically in the writings of Laurence Sterne. Sterne, himself an accomplished gambist, has earned an honor so far denied him: recognition as the true father of that ingenious bastard-child, the musical novel. 4Germaine Bree, review of The Square, by Marguerite Duras, New York Times Book...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (1): 129–131.
Published: 01 March 1942
... Literature, 1732-1 786. By BERNARDHERBERT STERN. Menasha, Wisconsin : George Banta Publishing Co., 1940. Pp. vii + 182. $2.25. The purpose of Mr. Stern’s study, as the title indicates, is to trace the growth of interest in ancient Greek culture during the eighteenth century...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (3): 322–324.
Published: 01 September 1974
... again the delights of Sterne’s-or Tristram’s- prose, as excerpted and illumined by a lively critical mind. But ;lose ex- pectations are frustrated for almost the first third of the book. Instpd we get a rundown of Sterne criticism from his own day to ours; a consid$ation of the traditions...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 102–105.
Published: 01 March 2019
... machines is thus open to question, depending as it does on four primary examples: Eliza Haywood’s Love in Excess , Henry Fielding’s Tom Jones , Laurence Sterne’s Tristram Shandy , and Ann Radcliffe’s Mysteries of Udolpho . Yet Orr’s otherwise persuasive argument—“booksellers published what...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (4): 510–511.
Published: 01 December 1967
... in expanded form. In his introduction Wendler summarizes the results of previous Stern- heim scholarship. He is highly critical of the opinion that Sternheim’s objective was to belittle and ridia.de the bourgeois way of life: satire, he says, is simply Sternheim’s way to fight for a freer...